Monday, May 11, 2009

Alex Wild's stint on Photo Synthesis

Alex Wild is the guy behind the majority of Ant Ecology photos. He has brought myrmecology to life for so many publications. In addition to his regular blog, he has just finished a stint at Photo Synthesis, a rotating showcase of some of the best science photography on the web.
Check out some of his recent posts there....

Ant-mugging flies:

How to attract an entomologist:

His farewell to Photo Synthesis:

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Australia has more ants than the entire Northern hemisphere...

Read it for yourself. A total of TEN Ant Ecology authors (including one of the editors!), among others, describe climatic drivers of hemispheric assymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness.
News on this here:

Sunday, May 3, 2009

New York Times showcases Ant Ecology author

Ant Ecology author and myrmecologist, Anna Dornhaus, appears in the New York Times: